Tag: Land Grabs

Govt to give $10bn compensation to white farmers

Govt to give $10bn compensation to white farmers

GOVERNMENT is working on setting up a $10 billion compensation fund to settle disputes and bring closure to the fast-track land reform exercise. Since government embarked on the land reform exercise 16 years ago, it has skirted the issue of compensation, blighting a seemingly noble objective to redress colonial imbalances. […]

Mnangagwa dragged into farm wrangle

Mnangagwa dragged into farm wrangle

VICE-PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s wife, Auxillia, reportedly confiscated title deeds for a farm owned by a co-operative in her Chirumanzu-Zibagwe constituency and replaced the co-operative’s executive with Zanu PF appointees. The co-operative’s chairperson, Pio Musambasi told NewsDay that the incident occurred at Wadzanai Farm last Thursday. Musambai claimed he was forced […]

Zimbabweans in new protest at looting British GP

Zimbabweans in new protest at looting British GP

On Friday 26th February Zimbabwean exiles in the UK are to stage another protest outside aclinic in Nottingham run by a Zimbabwean immigrant doctor who has seized one of the last white-owned farms in Zimbabwe. Dr Sylvester Nyatsuro, a British citizen, claims that the Mugabe regime told him he could […]

Zim’s farm grabs over

Zim’s farm grabs over

Zimbabwe yesterday announced it had no more land for resettlement, signalling the end of a chaotic, 15-year exercise during which 4000 white commercial farmers were forcibly evicted and government treaties violated – leaving many aspirant black landowners high and dry. “We are satisfied with the programme; obviously it hasn’t had […]